A-frame cabin located on an oceanfront, rocky shoreline, with fairly flat terrain, and a spruce and hemlock forest. It is located about 6 miles east of Edgecumbe Volcano (dormant). 6.7 mile trail to cone of Mt. Edgecumbe through muskeg and forest starts near cabin. Cabin is equipped with sleeping loft, wooden bunks, table, benches, woodstove for heat, and an outside toilet. It has no mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring sleeping bags and pads, cookstove, cooking gear, and food. There is no protected boat anchorage. For boat or air charters, contact the Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau at 907-747-5940 or www.Sitka.org. 16'x16' cabin that can accommodate 8 people. PROXIMITY: 5 miles south of Brent's Beach cabin. Firewood may be scarce at anytime. Access by boat or floatplane. For boat or air charters, contact the Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau at 907-747-5940 or www.sitka.org. There are NO discounts for Golden Age and Golden Passports for Alaska cabin rentals. The person holding the reservation must be 18 and must be a member of the party using the cabin. Reservations are restricted to a maximum stay of 7 consecutive nights per party for any one reservation May 1 - September 30 and a maximum stay of 10 consecutive nights per party October 1 - April 30.
Reservations can be made the day of arrival, or up to 180 days in advance. Occasionally poor weather can result in delayed arrivals or extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this. Treat or boil water before drinking. All garbage and food must be packed out. No protected boat anchorage.
Directions: Accessible year round, weather permitting. Located 10 miles west of Sitka on the southeast shore of Kruzof Island. Access is 30 minutes by boat from Sitka. Helicopter landing on beach is possible at lower tides. Refer to USGS topographic maps Sitka A-5, A-6. It is recommended that boaters avoid approaching the beach and unloading while the tide is turning. Inexperienced boaters or out-of-town visitors are encouraged to use the services of a local charter boat operator. No protected boat anchorage.
Normal Services Available:
May-2003 through 9-30-2003 .